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Image for The Mediaeval (Medieval) Builder and His Methods

The Mediaeval (Medieval) Builder and His Methods

By: Andrews, Francis B

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Oxford, OUP: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015483


iv + 99pp, 2 appendices, 13 plates plus drawings in text. Gilt on dark green buckram, foxing to edges and on some pages but generally very light. Owners pencilled name to front endpaper otherwise a VG clean tight copy, rough cut fore-edge. A very nice copy of the scarce first edition. No dustwrapper. Includes a loose insert "With the Author's kind regards. 29th September 1925." View more info

Image for Painting Buildings in Watercolor (Watercolour)

Painting Buildings in Watercolor (Watercolour)

By: Barbour, Arthur J

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York, Watson-Guptill Publications: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015812


143pp, index, bibliography, 127 b+w and 160 colour illustrations. Brown boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Includes 29 step-by-step demonstrations. View more info

Image for Compton Verney: A History of the House and Its Owners

Compton Verney: A History of the House and Its Owners

By: Bearman, Robert (Editor)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021349


188pp, index, 59 plates, notes. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Compton Verney: A History of the House and Its Owners

Compton Verney: A History of the House and Its Owners

By: Bearman, Robert (Editor)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021414


188pp, index, 59 plates, notes. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Know the Landscape: Estates and the English Countryside. 'wealth, Rank And Ostentation in the Landscape'.

Know the Landscape: Estates and the English Countryside. 'wealth, Rank And Ostentation in the Landscape'.

By: Bettey, JH

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Batsford Ltd: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020802


160pp, index, notes, 74 illustrations. Softback, an excellent copy. This book discusses the effect which different kinds of estates have had on the landscape, particularly since the Norman Conquest and the clues to look for. View more info

Image for Fonts and Font Covers

Fonts and Font Covers

By: Bond, Francis

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Waterstone & Co Ltd: 1985

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 020747


xi + 351pp, bibliography, indexes, 434 photographs and drawings, 8 colour plates. Black boards, light wear and ageing only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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Palmyra

By: Browning, Iain

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1979

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 019382


223pp, index, bibliography, glossary, 151 drawings and illustrations. Blue boards, light ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Deco Delights. Preserving the Beauty and Joy of Miami Beach Architecture

Deco Delights. Preserving the Beauty and Joy of Miami Beach Architecture

By: Capitman, Barbara Baer

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York, EP Dutton: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021499


116pp, bibliography, colour photographs throughout. Large format softback, light reading wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Country Houses in Britain - Can They survive? An Independent Report

Country Houses in Britain - Can They survive? An Independent Report

By: Cornforth, John

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Country Life Books: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021398


x + 130pp, appendix, maps, photographs. Softback, light wear only, slight ageing to pages, overall a VG copy. View more info

Image for Stones of Witness: Church Architecture and Function

Stones of Witness: Church Architecture and Function

By: Cunningham, Colin

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Stroud, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020758


x + 214pp, index, sources and notes, over 100 photographs. Yellow boards, light foxing to edges, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Michael Graves: Buildings and Projects 1982-1989

Michael Graves: Buildings and Projects 1982-1989

By: Edited By Karen Vogel Nichols, Patrick J Burke and Caroline Hancock. Essays By Robert Maxwell and Christian Norberg-Schulz

Price: £35.00

Publisher: New York, Architecture Design and Technology Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015742


351pp, fully illustrated with photographs, drawings and plans, some in colour. Brown boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Very heavy book, extra shipping required to non-UK address. View more info

Image for Mary Emmerling's Beach Cottages: At Home by the Sea

Mary Emmerling's Beach Cottages: At Home by the Sea

By: Emmerling, Mary / Simpson, Jill Kirchner

Price: £10.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Clarkson N Potter Publishers: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020274


224pp, index, colour photographs throughout. Blue boards, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for The Treasures of Coptic Art: In the Coptic Museum and Churches of Old Cairo

The Treasures of Coptic Art: In the Coptic Museum and Churches of Old Cairo

By: Gabra, Gawdat / Eaton-Krauss, Marianne

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cairo, The American University in Cairo Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020414


xx + 284pp, index, bibliography, extensively illustrated in colour, featuring over 130 of the greatest treasues of the Coptic Museum. Black boards, light wear only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Very heavy, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

Image for Robert Stacy-Judd: Maya Architecture, the Creation of a New Style

Robert Stacy-Judd: Maya Architecture, the Creation of a New Style

By: Gebhard, David

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, Capra Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021502


166pp, index, bibliography, footnotes, photographs and illustrations, some in colour. Large format softback, light reading wear, a VG copy. View more info

Image for The Old Way of Seeing: How Architecture Lost Its Magic (and How to Get it Back)

The Old Way of Seeing: How Architecture Lost Its Magic (and How to Get it Back)

By: Hale, Jonathan

Price: £50.00

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin Co: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 020366


xiii + 241pp, index, bibliography, notes, illustrated with photographs and drawings. Quarter-bound in black cloth over grey boards, light ageing only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Flat signed by the author on title page. View more info

Image for Blenheim and the Churchill Family: A Personal Portrait

Blenheim and the Churchill Family: A Personal Portrait

By: Henrietta Spencer-Churchill with Alexandra Parsons

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Cico Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020867


224pp, index, illustrations throughout, many in colour, family trees to endpapers. Green boards, small edge rubs, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Witley Court: The Story of a Victorian Palace

Witley Court: The Story of a Victorian Palace

By: Hodges, John Richard

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Worcester, John Richard Hodges: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 020701


xviii + 268pp, floor plans, drawings, photographs and illustrations throughout, some in colour. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. The story of one of England's grandest Victorian country houses, today a ruin under the management of English Heritage. Flat signed by the author on title page. View more info

Image for Dumbleton Hall: The Story of a Victorian Country House

Dumbleton Hall: The Story of a Victorian Country House

By: Hodges, John Richard

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Worcester, John Richard Hodges: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 020704


xiv + 353pp, 27 colour plates, fully illustrated. Softback, a VG clean tight copy. Signed by the author on title page. Fascinating history of Dumbleton Hall near Winchcombe. View more info

Image for Dumbleton Hall: The Story of a Victorian Country House

Dumbleton Hall: The Story of a Victorian Country House

By: Hodges, John Richard

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Worcester, John Richard Hodges: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021170


xiv + 353pp, 27 colour plates, fully illustrated. Softback, a VG clean tight copy. Signed by the author on title page. Fascinating history of Dumbleton Hall near Winchcombe. View more info

Image for The Country House Described: An Index to the Country Houses of Great Britain and Ireland

The Country House Described: An Index to the Country Houses of Great Britain and Ireland

By: Holmes, Michael

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Winchester, St Paul's Bibliographies: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021587


viii + 328pp, bibliography, illustrations. Grey boards, slight bumping to corners, light ageing, overall a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Artists' Oxford

Artists' Oxford

By: Horton, Malcolm

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Kent, Contemporary Watercolours Limited: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019241


111pp, full page colour reproductions with text opposite. Excellent copy in pictorial boards. Beautiful illustrations by a number of artists, Cliff Bayly, Jane Carpanini, John Doyle, Dennis Flanders, Ken Howard, Ken Messer, William Matthison, Hubert Pragnell and Dennis Roxby Bott. Also includes short biographical piece about each artist and the author. View more info

Image for Monuments in the Landscape Volume X: Castles and Bishops Palaces of Pembrokeshire

Monuments in the Landscape Volume X: Castles and Bishops Palaces of Pembrokeshire

By: Hull, Lise

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Herefordshire, Logaston Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019232


xiii + 226pp, map, references, plans, black and white photographs. Softback, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. View more info

Image for Late Helladic Citadels on Mainland Greece (Monumenta Graeca et Romana Volume IV)

Late Helladic Citadels on Mainland Greece (Monumenta Graeca et Romana Volume IV)

By: Iakovidis, Spyros E

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Leiden, EJ Brill: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020363


xiv + 117pp + 77 plates at rear, 20 plans, 14 drawings in text, notes, index. Large softback, a few marks, light edge rubbing/creasing, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Buildings of Empire

Buildings of Empire

By: Jackson, Ashley

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021399


xvii + 317pp, index, bibliography, notes, 38 illustrations, 12 plates. Burgundy boards, light wear only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Compton Verney Handbook

Compton Verney Handbook

By: Jenkins, Dr Susan (Compiler)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Warwickshire, Compton Verney House Trust: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021401


192pp, bibliography, glossary, illustrations throughout, some folding. Softback, very light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Lichfield in 50 Buildings

Lichfield in 50 Buildings

By: Knibb, Joss Musgrove

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Stroud, Amberley Publishing: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021289


96pp, bibliography, map, colour illustrations throughout. Light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Baroque Architecture: 1600-1750

Baroque Architecture: 1600-1750

By: Lemerle, Frédérique / Pauwels, Yves

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Paris, Flammarion: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021242


247pp, index, bibliography, illustrations throughout, most in colour. English text. Buff cloth boards, a VG copy in (slight edge creasing, small nick to spine head, slight colour fading to spine and adjacent edges) dustwrapper. This book covers the major creations of the period throughout Europe and beyond. View more info

Image for Stained Glass of Canterbury Cathedral

Stained Glass of Canterbury Cathedral

By: Michael, MA (With a Chapter By Sebastian Strobl, Head of Stained Glass Conservation)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Scala Publishers Ltd: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015692


224pp, index, bibliography, fully illustrated in colour. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. The author explains the imagery and historical context of the featured stained glass. Very heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. View more info

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Josef Hoffmann Designs

By: Noever, Peter (Editor)

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Munich, Prestel: 1992

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 018938


331pp, 505 illustrations of which 245 are in colour, index, bibliography, illustrated catalogue in 5 sections, with narratives by various contributors, plus 3 additional essays including a biography by Brigitte Huck. This is the revised and expanded edition of the original German publication. Red boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Published in association with MAK - Austrain Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna. Heavy book, extra shipping required to non-UK address. View more info

Image for The Architecture of George Pace

The Architecture of George Pace

By: Pace, Peter

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Batsford: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021761


288pp, working drawings, index, 435 illustrations, some in colour, notes, list of architectural works. Black boards, light bumping to spine base, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Although primarily a detailed account of the work of George G Pace, it is also a study of the fundamentals of ecclesiastical architecture, in terms of new buildings, restoration and furnishings. Heavy book, extra shipping will be required to non-UK address. View more info

Image for Heathfield Park: A Private Estate and a Wealden Town

Heathfield Park: A Private Estate and a Wealden Town

By: Pryce, Roy

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Heathfield, Roy Pryce: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021700


204pp, index, notes, illustrations, endpaper map. Blue boards, a VG copy in dustwrapper. The story of Heathfield Park and the nearby village. View more info

Image for Old Cheshire Churches. A Survey of Their History, Fabric and Furniture with Records of the Older Monuments. With a Supplementary Survey Relating to the Lesser Old Chapels of Cheshire. Completely Revised and Enlarged.

Old Cheshire Churches. A Survey of Their History, Fabric and Furniture with Records of the Older Monuments. With a Supplementary Survey Relating to the Lesser Old Chapels of Cheshire. Completely Revised and Enlarged.

By: Richards, Raymond

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Manchester, EJ Morten (Publishers): 1973

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 020948


xxx + 905pp, folding map to rear, 365 illustrations, 26 ground plans (1 folding), 2 line drawings showing mason's marks, alphabetical list of churches and chapels, 15 appendices, glossary, bibliography, index, supplement of Lesser Old Chapels of Cheshire. Blue boards, gilt titling, general ageing to contents, slight marking to page edges, overall a VG copy in (general browning) dustwrapper. Heavy book, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

Image for Otto Wagner 1841 - 1918. Forerunner of Modern Architecture (Taschen Basic Art Series)

Otto Wagner 1841 - 1918. Forerunner of Modern Architecture (Taschen Basic Art Series)

By: Sarnitz, August

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Germany, Taschen GmbH: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021495


96pp, bibliography, life and work summary, illustrated throughout mainly in colour. Softback, an excellent copy. View more info

Image for Norman Architecture in Cornwall. A Handbook to Old Cornish Ecclesiastical Architecture with Notes on Ancient Manor-Houses. With a Chapter on the Old Saints of Cornwall. Also a Short Glossary

Norman Architecture in Cornwall. A Handbook to Old Cornish Ecclesiastical Architecture with Notes on Ancient Manor-Houses. With a Chapter on the Old Saints of Cornwall. Also a Short Glossary

By: Sedding, Edmund H

Price: £42.00

Publisher: London, Ward & Co: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016120


xxiv + 464pp, folding map at rear, over 160 plates, marbled endpapers, subscriber list. Quarter bound cloth boards, gilt titling, a few marks to spine, slight edge rubbing to boards. Slight corner loss to front endpaper, minor annotation (ticks to list of churches), uneven edge to 2 pages, neat closed tear to folding map, general light foxing, occasional spotting, a Good tight copy without dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Temples of Ancient Egypt

Temples of Ancient Egypt

By: Shafer, Byron E (Editor)

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, I.B.Tauris: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021561


xvi + 335pp, index, notes, 3 maps, 112 illustrations. Quarter bound in grey over buff boards, light wear and ageing only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. A collection of 5 essays. View more info

Image for British Railway Bridges and Viaducts

British Railway Bridges and Viaducts

By: Smith, Martin

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Surrey, Ian Allan Publishing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020538


176pp, index, black and white photographs plus detailed history of numerous bridges and viaducts, illustrated endpapers. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Project Skyline: Modern; Moderne; Modernistic Miami Beach Hotel Architecture Circa 1940

Project Skyline: Modern; Moderne; Modernistic Miami Beach Hotel Architecture Circa 1940

By: Stern, Jewel

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oxford, Museum of Modern Art: 1982

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 015803


56pp, bibliography, artist's biography, illustrated. Softback, a VG clean tight copy. View more info

Image for Warwickshire Country Houses (Phillimore English Country Houses)

Warwickshire Country Houses (Phillimore English Country Houses)

By: Tyack, Geoffrey

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Sussex, Phillimore & Co Ltd: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020686


xxviii + 284pp, index, drawings and plans, photographs (some in colour), pictorial endpapers. Black boards, light ageing, a VG copy in a price-clipped dustwrapper. Includes an up-to-date history of 53 of the main houses in the county. View more info

Image for The Pelican History of Art: Art and Architecture in Italy, 1600 to 1750

The Pelican History of Art: Art and Architecture in Italy, 1600 to 1750

By: Wittkower, Rudolf

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019370


xxiii + 428pp + 192pp black and white plates, index, bibliography, notes, 38 figures in text. Red cloth boards, gilt decoration to front and spine, gilt-on-black spine label (edge rubbed, minor loss), slight colour fading to spine, general light ageing to contents, overall a VG copy without dustwrapper. Signed gift dedication from the author to front endpaper, dated, October 1961. Also included is a letter signed by his widow, shortly after Professor Wittkower's death, p... View more info